The MV1000 and MV2000 paperless portable recorders from Yokogawa Electric Corp. (Newnan, GA) have been named NASA Tech Briefs Product of the Month for December. The recorders have integrated display, recording, and communications functions. They record on-site changes in temperature, voltage, current, flow, and pressure.
The MV1000 features 24 input channels; the MV2000 has 48 channels. Both units feature 200 MB of memory, allowing data to be stored for approximately 70 days at one-second intervals with a 12-channel model. The recorders feature guidance messages for set-up and entering of settings. Measured data can be stored in text format on removable storage media for further processing and data backup on a personal computer using standard software.